Cutler discusses post-Dobbs maternal care with STAT

Abigail Cutler, MD, MPH, assistant professor in the Division of Academic Specialists in Ob-Gyn, spoke with STAT for a recent story about the restrictions to maternal care after the Dobbs decision across the United States.

In “Hospitals largely keep quiet on maternal care since Dobbs, STAT survey finds,” Cutler mentioned she experienced a shift in early pregnancy problem management and the pressure to wait for miscarriages in order to make sure a fetus wasn’t viable in a post-Dobbs landscape.

“When we had the threat of a criminal abortion ban, there were moments of pause when we needed to make sure we were obeying the law, which sometimes meant we could not keep the patient’s preferences front and center.”

Read the full article here.

**by Ob-Gyn Communications Intern Paige Stevenson